Dr. Andreas Sauerbrey

Andreas Sauerbrey, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Certification; Fellowship Trained in Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Andreas M. Sauerbrey is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a practice focusing on shoulder and elbow injuries. He performs 300 to 400 shoulder surgeries annually. He is fellowship-trained in Upper Extremity and specialty-certified in Sports Medicine. He specializes in shoulder and elbow arthroscopy and reconstruction, mountain trauma and biologic treatments including platelet- rich plasma (PRP) and growth factors. Additionally, he acts as a scientific advisor and instructor to several prominent orthopaedic companies and industries.

Dr. Sauerbrey has been a member of the US Ski and Snowboard Medical Pool and has been traveling with the US Freestyle Ski Team since 2002. He was nominated and chosen as the US Freestyle Ski Team Head Orthopaedic Physician from 2007 until 2011, accompanying the team during the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, and the World Championships in Inawashiro, Japan in 2009 and in Deer Valley, Utah in 2011.

Dr. Sauerbrey joined Orthopaedics of Steamboat in 2001. He is one of the founders and current president of Steamboat Orthopaedic and Spine Institute (SOSI). “My intention is to bring state-of-the-art medicine to Steamboat in an efficient and affordable way. Together, we ensure the latest, most innovative technology available for both operative and non-operative procedures. We believe patients and their families should have the best care possible at all times.”

Dr. Sauerbrey finished medical school at Oregon Health Sciences University and an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He completed a shoulder and elbow fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania and a hand surgery fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He has also earned his Sports Medicine Specialty Certificate through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Sauerbrey practices at SOSI locations in Steamboat Springs and Craig, Colorado. He also provides medical outreach care to populations in Lander and Rock Springs, Wyoming, as well as Holdrege, Nebraska. Dr Sauerbrey is originally from Bend, Oregon, and is glad to live in a small town and interact with people on a more personal level. He enjoys all outdoor activities including mountain biking, fishing and hunting, as well as hiking with his family.  His wife, Lisa, is from Anchorage Alaska and they have two children; a son, Max and a daughter, Morgan.

Education Background

University

Point Loma Nazarene College

Medical School

Oregon Health Sciences University

Internship

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Department of General Surgery Intern

Residency

Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Co

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Fellowship

Shoulder and Elbow surgery at the University of Pennsylvania

Hand surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia

Professional and Academic Appointments

  • Sports Medicine Specialty Certificate
  • Volunteer with for USSA and the US Ski Team
  • Team Physician Freestyle Ski Team
  • US Freestyle Ski Team Physician
  • Freestyle Team Physician, World Championships in Inawashiro, Japan  and Deer Valley
  • Freestyle Team Physician for the Vancouver Olympics in 2010

Certifications

  • 1993: National Board of Medical Examiner
  • 2000: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Part I
  • 2004: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Part II
  • 2012 - 12/31/2024: Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certification
  • 7/11/04-12/31/2024: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certification

Memberships and Societies

  • 2002-present: Rocky Mountain Hand Surgery Society
  • 2002-present: Colorado Orthopaedic Society
  • 2005-present: American Association of Hand Surgery
  • 2005-present: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • 2012-present: Arthroscopy Association of North America

Published Content

  • Heasley, V.L., Elliot, S.L., Erdman, P.E., Figueroa, D.E., Krosley, K.W., Louie, T.J., Moore, H.B., Mudge, B.P., Nogales, D.F., Nordeen, J., Oakes, M.L., Rosbrugh, Jr., J.W., Sauerbrey, A.M., Shibuya, T.Y., Stanley, M.S., Stewart, C.C., Shellhammer, D.P., and Heasley, G.E.: Chlorination of alpha, beta- Unsaturated Ketones and Esters in the presence of Acid Scavengers. J. Chem. Soc. (London), Perkin Transaction 2. 1991.
  • Heasley, V.L., Berry, B.R., Holmes, S.L., Holstein, L.S., Milhoun, K.A., Sauerbrey, A.M., Teegarden, B.R., and Shellhammer, D.P.: Addition of t-Butyl Hypoiodite to Selected Olefins.
  • J Org Chem. 1988: 53:198.
  • Sauerbrey, A.M., Getz, C.L., Piancastelli, M., Ramsey, M.L., and Williams, G.R.: Arthroscopic verus mini-open rotator cuff repair: a comparison of clinical outcome. Arthroscopy. 2005: 1415-1420.

Completed Research

  1. “Treatment of Complex, Comminuted, Intra-articular fractures of the Distal Radius with the Titanium Π Plate”
  2. “The Effect of Specialty Training on the Ability to Interpret Knee MR Imaging. Orthopaedic Surgeons vs. Radiologists”
  3. “Arthroscopic versus Mini-open Rotator Cuff Repair: A comparison of clinical outcome”

Presentation and Posters

  • “Treatment of Complex, Comminuted, Intraarticular fractures of the Distal Radius with the Titanium Π Plate” Poster at the American Association of Hand Surgery, 1998
  • “The Effect of Specialty Training on the Ability to Interpret Knee MR Imaging. Orthopaedic Surgeons vs. Radiologists” Presented at the Residents and Fellows Arthroscopy Conference, 1998
  • “Arthroscopic versus Mini-open Rotator Cuff Repair: A comparison of clinical outcome” “E” poster exhibit at AANA Annual Meeting, 2002

Chapters

  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation Four-part Proximal Humerus Fractures

Local Presentations

  • Orthopaedic Injuries in Children. Lecture Noon Conference. TMH,  8/22/2002.
  • Distal Radius Fracture Anatomy and Pathoanatomy. Distal Radius Fracture Symposium. YVMC, 8/27/2002.
  • Common Shoulder Problems, YVMC, 11/13/2002
  • Common Elbow Problems, YVMC, 7/16/2003
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries, YVMC, 12/9/2004
  • Physical Examination for SLAP lesions, 3rd Annual RMSES meeting, Aspen, CO, 8/3/2008
  • Thumb pain, YVMC, 7/17/2009
  • Hip Arthritis, YVMC, 1/25/2012
  • Shoulder and Knee Arthritis, Walden, CO, 10/23/2012
  • Arthritis Seminar, Holdrege, NE, 12/3/2015

Get Back to Feeling Your Best

Partnerships/Locations

Steamboat Surgery Center
Steamboat Surgery Center
705 Marketplace Plaza,
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Steamboat Surgery Center is an ambulatory surgery center in the heart of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This medical facility came to existence through its founding partners Steamboat Orthopaedic & Spine Institute and UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center. Its bold leadership, commitment to quality, and cost-effective care. This center is managed by Surgical Care Affiliates.

Steamboat Surgery Center specializes in outpatient surgical procedures:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Pain Management
  • Spine Surgery

SOSI - Craig, Colorado

Address:
Memorial Regional Health
Medical Office Building
750 Hospital Loop,
Craig, CO 81625

Phone: 
(970) 826-2450

Doctors at this location:

The Steamboat Orthopaedic & Spine Institute physicians are proud to partner with Memorial Regional Health to provide services in Craig.

We outpatient clinic appointments, follow-up appointments, consultation, and second opinions at the Memorial Regional Health Medical Office Building.

For Appointments and scheduling please call our main office at SOSI:
(970) 879-6663.
 

SOSI - Fraser, Colorado

Address:
Fraser Medical Building
45 County Road 804, #201
Fraser, CO 80442

Phone: 
(970) 364-2070

Doctors at this location:

The doctors at SOSI have been providing Orthopaedic services in Grand County for over 25-years. We have outpatient clinic appointments available weekly. Appointments are made through our main office at SOSI by calling (970) 879-6663.

We offer a full range of services including appointments, follow-ups, second opinions; and imaging studies including X-rays, Ultrasound, CT-scans, and MRI.

For any questions on our services and to schedule an appointment or surgery please call (970) 879-6663.

SOSI - Monument, Colorado

Address:
Steamboat Orthopaedic and Spine Institute
17230 Jackson Creek Parkway, Suite 260, Monument, CO 80132

Phone: 
(719) 301-3010

Doctors at this location:

Our New Monument Clinic is now open.

Specializing in:
• Total Joint Replacements, Hip, Knee, Shoulder
• Sports Medicine
• Trauma & Fracture Care
• Hip, Knee, Ankle, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist & Hand Surgeries
• Regenerative Medicine, injections and other non-surgical treatment
• Acute injuries (Ankle Sprains, Muscle Strains, Knee & Shoulder Injuries)
• Injuries related to overuse (Tendonitis, Rotator Cuff issues and Stress Fractures)
• Carpal Tunnel & Trigger Finger

For any questions on our services and to schedule an appointment or surgery please call (719) 301-3010.

SOSI - Lander, Wyoming

Address:
Steamboat Orthopaedic and Spine Institute
8185 WY-789,
Lander, WY 82520

Phone: 
(307) 206-9300

Doctors at this location:

The doctors at SOSI have been providing orthopaedic services in Lander for years. We have outpatient clinic appointments available weekly. Appointments are made through our main office at SOSI by calling (970) 879-6663.

We offer a full range of services including appointments, follow-ups, second opinions; and imaging studies including X-rays, Ultrasound, CT-scans, and MRI.

For any questions on our services and to schedule an appointment or surgery please call (970) 879-6663.

SOSI - Rock Springs, Wyoming

Address:
Steamboat Orthopaedic and Spine Institute
4401 College Dr,
Rock Springs, WY 82901

Phone: 
(307) 448-3220

Doctors at this location:

The doctors at SOSI have been providing orthopaedic services in Rock Springs for years. We have outpatient clinic appointments available weekly.

We offer a full range of services including appointments, follow-ups, second opinions; and imaging studies including X-rays, Ultrasound, CT-scans, and MRI.

For any questions on our services and to schedule an appointment or surgery please call (970) 879-6663.